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A Passwordless Future: Building Towards More Secure and Usable Authentication Systems

April 17th, 2019

Replacing passwords with private keys in an easy to understand metaphor With the introduction of the EOSIO Labs™ initiative, we have begun innovating in the open with regards to the future of blockchain technologies built on EOSIO. Our first release under this initiative explores the future of private key management and its implications on security…

EOSIO Software Release: Ricardian Contract Specifications and the Ricardian Template Toolkit

April 12th, 2019

Cultivating User Understanding with Richly Rendered Ricardian Contracts A critical component of user security is preventing phishing attacks or bait and switch attacks which trick users into agreeing to something that isn’t actually going to happen as a result of their agreement. In blockchain, this can occur when a website or application indicates to a…

EOSIO Labs™ Release: The Universal Authenticator Library (UAL) — Increasing the Accessibility of…

April 3rd, 2019

EOSIO Labs™ Release: The Universal Authenticator Library (UAL) — Increasing the Accessibility of Blockchain Applications In conjunction with the announcement of EOSIO Labs™, Block.one has released the Universal Authenticator Library (UAL) repository to explore the future of private key management. UAL is a first step towards our explorations in the wallet ecosystem, an opportunity for both Block.one…

Introducing EOSIO Labs™: A Place for Open Innovation

April 3rd, 2019

At Block.one, we believe in an open innovation model that allows us and others in the EOSIO developer community to collaboratively push the boundaries of what is possible within the industry and EOSIO™ software. One area we have been actively exploring is the EOSIO wallet ecosystem and the direction of key and password management. In…

Analysis of Bancor Equations Supporting REX

March 29th, 2019

Introduction In this document, we describe the Bancor equations supporting REX and the reasoning behind setting the REX initial state and any possible constraints on the system. We first present the relevant REX pool balances. These balances are represented both by their C++ smart contract variable names and by the mathematical variables used in the…

EOSIO.contracts Version 1.6.0.

March 29th, 2019

EOSIO.contracts Version 1.6.0: Scaling Accessibility of Network Resources through a Resource Exchange (REX) As a contributor to the development and enhancement of the EOSIO™ software, we are pleased to confirm that a stable release is available for EOSIO.contracts. For a full list of updates made in this release, please refer to the Summary of Changes in…

EOS Gains 11%; Will It be the Best Performing Cryptocurrency in 2019?

March 27th, 2019

EOS recently gained a lot of limelight as two independent sources from China and the US ranked EOS at in their list of cryptocurrencies. The list included Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), XRP and Tron (TRX) as well. However, the growth of the number of transactions and transaction capacity in EOS is unparalleled. The 11th monthly…

#BuiltOnEOSIO: Effect.AI

March 19th, 2019

#BuiltOnEOSIO: Effect.AI is Affecting the Way We Build, Monetize, and Power Artificial Intelligence — For the Better Since the legendary Go match between AlphaGo and Lee Sedol in 2016, when Google’s DeepMind product beat the 18-time world champion — marking the first time a computer beats a 9-dan professional, the world has been all the more captivated by the power…

EOSIO Version 1.7.0:

March 14th, 2019

EOSIO Version 1.7.0: Enhancements in Peer to Peer Level Communication and Real Time Transaction Throughput As a contributor to the development and enhancement of the EOSIO software, we are pleased to confirm a stable release is available for EOSIO. You can find more detail about EOSIO v1.7.0 in the GitHub repository. Documentation, as always, is…

EOSIO Toolkit Update: Demux v4.0

February 22nd, 2019

EOSIO Toolkit Update: Demux v4.0 — New RestAPI, Triggering Effect Confirmations, and more EOSIO Action Support As a contributor to the development and enhancement of the EOSIO software, we are pleased to confirm a new stable release for Demux, v4.0 which greatly expands the features available in the library to developers building on EOSIO. You can find more…